Monstrous 15-foot crocodile is caught after a hunt lasting almost a decade

A monstrous 15-foot saltwater crocodile has been caught by rangersafter avoiding capture for almost a decade in Australia.

The monstrous 'salty' is one of the biggest ever caught in a trap: it was 15 feet long and weighs 1,328lb.

The 60-year-old creature was found in a trap near the outback town of Katherine, and will now be moved to a crocodile farm.

The rangers posted on Facebook, 'He was removed downstream from Katherine to help prevent human interaction in the more populated areas.

'Large crocodiles can move around Top End waterways undetected and you should always Be Crocwise.'

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